Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

Demand Accountability

As we hurtle into 2020, let's acknowledge the urgent need for deep, durable and just climate action. Let's agree it requires us — as voters, opinion shapers and policy makers, as owners, investors and workers, whatever our collar-color, and as families, neighbors and bequeathers of Planet Earth to future generations — to demand accountability in confronting our climate crisis.

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Scott RasmussenSnapshot

Building Grassroots Environmental Infrastructure (and bridging the digital divide)

The genesis of the Saratoga Village "install" — as such an endeavor is called in the NYC Mesh community — began with a short email from BlocPower, a Brooklyn-based startup using remote sensing technology to improve heating and cooling efficiency in buildings.

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In the Media

Inaugural Climate Café

Sallan's Executive Director Nancy Anderson attended the Inaugural Climate Café — a pilot project for a small discussion format recently hosted by It's Easy Being Green, a neighborhood climate change education and action group in the TriBloomingdale area of the Upper Westside.IEBG Inaugural Climate Cafe

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Subway Reading

A Quote From Then, For Now

Let's have something magnificent to look forward to when this is all over — so that we may, like Dante Alighieri, 'leave hell and again behold the stars'

Michael Liebreich, BNEF, Twitter, March 27, 2020

Opportunity Knocks

Giving Up Carbon for Lent

Lenten activists believe that a willingness to make personal sacrifices encourages us to conceive of ourselves in the context of the larger system that needs to change.

Worldwide

France: Citizens' Climate Convention

Aux powerpoints, citoyens! France asks its citizens — a representative sample of the French population, selected by randomly generated telephone numbers — how to meet its climate-change targets

Japan: Post Nuclear Coal Addiction

By embracing coal after the Fukushima nuclear power disaster, Japan has made the transition to renewable energy very hard

Germany: Greener Post-Merkel

What might accelerate in German environmental politics once the Age of Merkel ends?

In The Carbon Age

Suffering Newts, Harbingers of What's to Come

As climate change messes with temperature and precipitation, California newts lose twenty percent of body mass

Bridging The Blue-Green New Deal Gap

The climate + the labor movements need to find fast-working ways to overcome disruption worries arising from ending our economy's fossil fuel addiction

Time After Time: Our Own Worst Enemy

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Upcoming Events

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The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis
16 Apr
[ Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, event moved ONLINE ] 2020 Robert C. Wood Visiting Professor of Public and Urban Affairs Lecture by Christiana Figueres
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Waving Not Drowning? Managing Water In A Climate Emergency
1 May
[ Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, event moved ONLINE ] Professor Carolyn Roberts lecture will review the UK's recent experiences and explore whether innovative science, technology and collaboration can provide solutions, and reduce vulnerability to floods
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